Haskell, Peter 1934–

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HASKELL, Peter 1934–


Full name, Peter Abraham Haskell; born October 15, 1934, in Boston, MA; son of Norman Abraham (a scientist) and Rose Veronica (maiden name, Golden) Haskell; married Anne Crompton, February 27, 1960 (divorced, 1974); married Dianne Tolmich (a theatrical agent), October 26, 1974; children: Audra Rosemary, Jason Abraham. Education: Harvard University, B.A., English, 1962; attended New York University Law School, 1982–83. Politics: Democrat.


Agent—Kazarian/Spencer & Associates, 11969 Ventura Blvd., 3rd Floor, Studio City, CA 91604.


Actor. Military service: U.S. Army paratroopers, private first class, 1954–56.


Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors' Equity Association.


Stage Appearances:

Flamineo, The White Devil, Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge, MA, 1961.

Alceste, Misanthrope, Loeb Drama Center, 1962.

(New York debut) The son, The Love Nest, Writer's Stage, East Fourth Street, 1963.

Trigorin, The Seagull, University of California, Los Angeles, 1979.

Major Tours:

Hal, Henry IV, Part I, U.S. and Canadian cities, 1963.

Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Shem, Passages from Finnegans Wake (also known as Finnegan's Wake and Finnegans Wake), Grove Press, 1963.

Simon Bruce, Christina, International Theatrical Amusements, 1974.

Title role, The Legend of Earl Durand, Howco Productions, 1974.

Maris Durand, 40 Days of Musa Dagh, 1982.

Dean Stradling, Riding the Edge, TransWorld Entertainment, 1989.

Sullivan, Child's Play 2, Universal, 1990.

Mr. Sullivan, Child's Play 3 (also kwon as Child's Play 3: Look Who's Stalking and Child's Play III), Universal, 1991.

Rooney, Robot Wars (also known as Robot Jox 2: Robot Wars), 1993.

Television Appearances; Series:

(Television debut) Kevin Grant, producer, Bracken's World, NBC, 1969–71.

Charles Estep, Rich Man, Poor Man, Book II, ABC, 1976.

Voice, I Am the Greatest: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali (also known as The Adventures of Muhammad Ali), NBC, 1977.

Hollis Kirkland III, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1982–83.

Lloyd Kendall, Search for Tomorrow, NBC, 1983–85.

C. J. Field, Rituals, syndicated, 1985.

Deputy District Attorney Tyler Chase, The Law and Harry McGraw, CBS, 1987.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Nelson, The Ballad of Andy Crocker, ABC, 1969.

Leo Price, Love, Hate, Love, ABC, 1971.

Charles Sand, The Eyes of Charles Sand, ABC, 1972.

Bert Jefferson, The Man Who Came to Dinner, NBC, 1972.

Ray Burns, The Phantom of Hollywood, CBS, 1974.

Damon Faulkner, The Night They Took Miss Beautiful, NBC, 1977.

Doug Collins, Superdome, ABC, 1978.

Lee Southerland, The Jordan Chance, CBS, 1978.

Charlie Barrett, The Cracker Factory, ABC, 1979.

Hayes Thorogood, Easy Come, Easy Go, ABC, 1989.

Budd Clarke, Columbo: Caution! Murder Can Be Hazardous to Your Health, ABC, 1991.

Don Stone, Maid for Each Other, NBC, 1992.

(Uncredited) Tom Warmus, A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (also known as The Lovers of Deceit: The Carolyn Warmus Story), ABC, 1992.

Captain Metcalf, Once You Meet a Stranger, CBS, 1996.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Pollack, Risko, CBS, 1976.

"The Pilot: Duke," The Duke, NBC, 1979.

William Romero, Mandrake, NBC, 1979.

Phil Samson, The Fantastic Seven (also known as Steel Glory and Stunt Seven), CBS, 1979.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Narrator, Midnight in Savannah (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Slim Kennedy, "The Left Hand Is Damned," Death Valley Days, syndicated, 1964.

Peter Jellicoe, "Wolf 359," The Outer Limits, ABC, 1964.

Paul Williams, "Please Let My Baby Live," Dr. Kildare, NBC, 1965.

Riley, "The Mad, Mad Tea Party Affair," The Man from U.N.C.L.E., NBC, 1965.

James Tevlin, "A Rambling Discourse on Egyptian Water Clocks," Ben Casey, ABC, 1965.

Bob Sterne, "Runner in the Dark," The Fugitive, ABC, 1965.

Doc, "P.O.W.: Parts 1 & 2," Twelve O'Clock High, ABC, 1965.

Jethro Kane, "Encounter at Boot Hill," Rawhide, CBS, 1965.

German hostage, "Hear No Evil," Combat!, ABC, 1965.

Dr. Anson Brooks, "Twenty–Six Ways to Spell Heartbreak: A, B, C, D …," Ben Casey, ABC, 1966.

Ward, "The Fallen Hawk," The Big Valley, ABC, 1966.

Dr. Anson Brooks, "Pull the Wool over Your Eyes, Here Comes the Cold Wind of Truth," Ben Casey, ABC, 1966.

Abel Marcus, "Crime Wave," The Green Hornet, ABC, 1966.

Carl Muller, "A Child's Game," Combat!, ABC, 1966.

Richards, "Jonah," Combat!, ABC, 1967.

Joel Tanner, "The Silver Bullet," The Iron Horse, ABC, 1967.

"Countdown," Lassie, CBS, 1968.

"License to Kill—Limit Three People," Mannix, CBS, 1968.

Erik, "War and Crime," Garrison's Gorillas, ABC, 1968.

Erik, "The Plot to Kill," Garrison's Gorillas, ABC, 1968.

Wheeler Johnson, "A Bounty on a Barkley," The Big Valley, ABC, 1968.

Dieter, "Time Bomb," Garrison's Gorillas, ABC, 1968.

Hal Murdock, "To the Swiftest, Death," Mannix, CBS, 1968.

"The Sound of the Plastic Axe," Judd, for the Defense, ABC, 1968.

Ben Rawlins, "The Prize," The Big Valley, ABC, 1968.

"The Poker Game," Insight, 1969.

Enog, "Return of Inidu," Land of the Giants, ABC, 1969.

"Sara's Second Part," Julia, NBC, 1970.

"The Guardian," The Interns, CBS, 1971.

Ben Bohannan, "Heart Trouble," The Interns, CBS, 1971.

Eliot Fielding, "Three–Way Split," The F.B.I., ABC, 1971.

Richard Stevens (some sources cite Marx), "Encounter with Aries," McCloud, NBC, 1971.

Roy, "The Sound of Money Talking," Longstreet, ABC, 1972.

Mark Williams, "What Is Mary Richards Really Like?," Mary Tyler Moore, CBS, 1972.

Gordon Holt, "Tod–5" (also known as "The Carrier"), Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1972.

Jimmy, "The Fallen," Medical Center, CBS, 1972.

"A Deadly Shade of Green," Assignment Vienna, ABC, 1973.

Tony Neill, "Twenty Million Alibis," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1973.

Marty Hatch, "A World without Sundays," Mannix, CBS, 1973.

Art Walker, "The Flip Side Is Death," Hawaii Five–O, CBS, 1973.

Tommy Kennicott, "The Suicide Club," Wide World of Mystery, ABC, 1973.

"Selkirk's War," The F.B.I., ABC, 1974.

Tom Barron, "Blood Money," Cannon, CBS, 1974.

Dr. Jerry Mayhill, "Hexed," Medical Center, CBS, 1974.

Firehouse, ABC, 1974.

Dr. Simon Locke, syndicated, 1974.

"The Deadly Brothers," The Manhunter, CBS, 1974.

Clifford Swimmer, "The Cloning of Clifford Swimmer," Wide World of Mystery, ABC, 1974.

"Baptism of Fire," Amy Prentiss, NBC, 1974.

Mike Ballard, "The Prisoner," Cannon, CBS, 1974.

Dr. Mel Lancaster, "The Hostile Heart," Medical Center, CBS, 1974.

Dr. William Fitzpatrick "Bill" Dunson/James Cooper, "River of Fear," The Streets of San Francisco, 1975.

"Mask of Deceit," Khan!, CBS, 1975.

"Murder in Paradise," Caribe, ABC, 1975.

Dr. Jim Courtney, "No Hiding Place," Medical Center, CBS, 1975.

James Arno/Frank Miller, "The Lonely Victims," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1976.

Payton Jones, "Biofeedback," The Bionic Woman, ABC, 1977.

Doug O'Neal, "Angel in Love," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1977.

James Defoe, "Treasure Hunt/Beauty Contest," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1978.

This Is the Life, 1978.

"Up against the Odds," The Duke, NBC, 1979.

Dave Bryant, "Shadow of Fear: Parts 1 & 2," Disneyland, NBC, 1979.

Jay Michael Lawrence, "The Eyes of Texas," B. J. and the Bear, NBC, 1979.

Dr. Taylor, "Dan Tanna Is Dead," Vega$, ABC, 1979.

Jake Miller, "Visions of Christmas Past," Shirley, NBC, 1979.

Donald Quinlan, "God in the Dock," Insight, 1980.

Steven McCarthy/Frank Winslow, "Killer without a Name," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1980.

Turner, "Golden Gate Cop Killer: Parts 1 & 2," Vega$, ABC, 1980.

Wendell Carson, "Lady from Sunshine Gardens/Eye of the Beholder/Bugged," The Love Boat, ABC, 1981.

Kurt LeGrand, "Getting Aweigh with Murder," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1981.

Colonel Dixon Vance, "Seek and Destroy," Vega$, ABC, 1981.

E. Charles Neiman, "The Rich Get Richer," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1981.

"Land of Make–Believe," Code Red, ABC, 1981.

Alex Clark, "Outrageous Fortune," Father Murphy, NBC, 1982.

Warden Crichton, "The Heart of Rock N' Roll," The A–Team, NBC, 1985.

Granville Stuart, "Prisoner of Paradise," Blacke's Magic, NBC, 1986.

Tom, "The Canary Sedan," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1986.

Too Close for Comfort, syndicated, 1986.

Colonel Scott Woodward, "The Human Factor," MacGyver, ABC, 1986.

Leland Biddle, "Corned Beef & Carnage," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

Hennessy, "The Contract," Hunter, NBC, 1986.

(Uncredited) Dr. Bill Banks, "Guilty Party," The Colbys, ABC, 1987.

(Uncredited) Dr. Bill Banks, "Fallon's Baby," The Colbys, ABC, 1987.

(Uncredited) Dr. Bill Banks, "Answered Prayers," The Colbys, ABC, 1987.

Terence Locke, "Truck Stop," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989.

"Sweet Leilani," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1989.

Hayes Thorogood, "Easy Come, Easy Go," Christine Cromwell, ABC, 1989.

Peter Larkin, "Black Diamond Run," Booker, Fox, 1990.

Senator Peter Dolan, "The Blackmailer," Matlock, NBC, 1990.

Fred, "Mom," Babes, Fox, 1991.

Emcee Dennis Blake, "The Game Show," Matlock, NBC, 1991.

"Pygmalion," Dark Justice, CBS, 1993.

Senator Talbot, "Lethal Luau," Danger Theatre, Fox, 1993.

"In Defense of Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997.

Ellis Burke, "A Separate Peace: Part 1," JAG, CBS, 2000.

Bob Vernon, "Mary Christmas," Frasier, NBC, 2000.

Robert Chasen, "Thanks for the Mammaries," Philly, ABC, 2002.

Older Ron Graham, "Each of Us Angels," JAG, CBS, 2003.